In case you didn’t believe me…

Annual Number (in Thousands) of New Cases of Diagnosed Diabetes Among Adults Aged 18–79 Years, United States, 1980–2010

From 1980 through 2010, the number of adults in the United States aged 18–79 with newly diagnosed diabetes more than tripled from 493,000 in 1980 to over 1.7 million in 2010. The number of new cases of diabetes has increased since the early 1990s. From 2008 through 2010, the number of new cases of diagnosed diabetes has shown little change.

Annual Number (in Thousands) of New Cases of Diagnosed Diabetes Among Adults Aged 18-79 Years, United States, 1980–2010. Links for methods and data limitations follow  this image.

Year Number
1980 493
1981 557
1982 595
1983 628
1984 611
1985 564
1986 578
1987 574
1988 635
1989 591
1990 603
1991 573
1992 682
1993 752
1994 838
1995 796
1996 799
1997 813
1998 921
1999 979
2000 1104
2001 1213
2002 1304
2003 1349
2004 1403
2005 1468
2006 1528
2007 1605
2008 1728
2009 1732
2010 1735

Methods and Limitations

Data Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey. Data computed by personnel in CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.

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One Response to In case you didn’t believe me…

  1. Jennifer Johnson says:

    Yikes!

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